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The Trout Group to Host Wall Street Unplugged Seminar in North Carolina on July 26, 2016

July 25, 2016

Biotech Market Perspectives and Options for Accessing Capital; Featuring Companies / Investors / Advisors

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/25/16 -- The Trout Group, the leading global investor relations and strategic advisory firm servicing the life sciences industry, today announced that it will host a Wall Street Unplugged event on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center. The event will be hosted by Davis Polk, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center and The Trout Group.

The half day seminar will educate companies in the life sciences space, providing valuable information on the current state of the capital markets, the diverse array of options available for those seeking access to capital, and best practices for company management.

Davis Polk, The Trout Group, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center and leading investors, bankers and corporates, will participate in topical panels, including:

  • Capital Markets Update
  • Dual track IPO vs M&A
  • Access to Capital
  • The View from the Street

The Wall Street Unplugged seminar series has been developed for CEOs, CFOs and IR managers at private and public small-to-mid-cap life science companies to gain better insight into Wall Street and the Capital Markets to enable them to learn to maximize their presence within the investment community. Davis Polk, the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, and Trout Group have invited institutional investors, investment bankers, companies and other leading industry members within life sciences to participate in the event.

"North Carolina and the Research Triangle area has been a hub of biotech discovery and development, and we are excited at the opportunity to enrich and educate these companies with the knowledge that will enable them to grow their technologies and impact the healthcare treatment paradigm," said Jonathan Fassberg, CEO and Founder of The Trout Group.

Tim Gallagher, Senior Director of Business and Technology Development at the NC Biotechnology Center, stated that, "Life science companies face funding gaps at several points during their growth phase, and this event will provide our North Carolina companies with the tools to navigate those gaps. With the rich attendance expected, the Wall Street Unplugged seminar will have a massive impact on the state's life science community."

This is an invitation only event. To request an invitation, please contact Naomi Eichenbaum at

About The Trout Group

The Trout Group is a global investor relations and strategic advisory firm. Since 1996, Trout has been a leading strategic partner to the life sciences industry, connecting companies, the capital markets and innovations in the sector. Trout's unique suite of services at the intersection of scientific advances and a network of institutional relationships creates long term value for stakeholders.

About North Carolina Biotechnology Center

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center is a private, non-profit corporation funded by the North Carolina General Assembly to accelerate life science industry growth by supporting technology, company and sector development statewide.


The Trout Group:
Naomi Eichenbaum
Senior Associate
+1 (646) 378-2968

North Carolina Biotechnology Center:
Tim Gallagher
Senior Director, Business and Technology Development
+1 (919) 549-8820

Source: The Trout Group LLC and North Carolina Biotechnology Center